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  • A Bibliography of the Literature of North American Climates of the Past 13,000 Years

    1st Edition

    By Donald K Grayson

    Originally published in 1975, this extensive bibliography has been drawn from archaeological, botanical, geological, meteorological and zoological sources. It covers those studies which deal with periods of time for which modern observational data are not available. Included sources range from…

    Hardback – 2019-10-01 
    Routledge

  • UNESCO Biosphere Reserves

    Supporting Biocultural Diversity, Sustainability and Society, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maureen G. Reed, Martin F. Price

    UNESCO Biosphere Reserves (BRs) are geographical regions of global socio-ecological significance. They are designated within UNESCO’s Man and Biosphere Programme, and form an international, intergovernmental network that supports the aims of sustainability science. This book shows their global…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • The Natural Theology of Evolution

    1st Edition

    By J. N. Shearman

    Originally published in 1915, The Natural Theology of Evolution looks at the concept of natural theology, examining the argument for the existence of God based on reason and ordinary experiences of nature. The book looks at natural theology in light of Darwin’s theory of evolution, and how this…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Evolution

  • Functional Affinities of Man, Monkeys, and Apes

    A Study of the Bearings of Physiology and Behaviour on the Taxonomy and Phylogeny of Lemurs, Monkeys, Apes, and Man, 1st Edition

    By S. Zuckerman

    Originally published in 1933 Functional Affinities of Man, Monkeys and Apes gives a taxonomic and phylogenetic survey and the findings of diverse experimental investigations of lemurs, monkeys, and apes. The book discusses the inter-relationships of different Primates and emphasizes seldom-used…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Evolution

  • Rates of Evolution

    1st Edition

    Edited by K.S.W. Campbell, M.F. Day

    Originally published in 1987 Rates of Evolution is an edited collection drawn from a symposium convened to bring together palaeontologists, geneticists, molecular biologists and developmental biologists to examine some aspects of the problem of evolutionary rates. The book asks questions…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Evolution

  • Politics, Statistics and Weather Forecasting, 1840-1910

    Taming the Weather, 1st Edition

    By Aitor Anduaga

    Weather forecasting is the most visible branch of meteorology and has its modern roots in the nineteenth century when scientists redefined meteorology in the way weather forecasts were made, developing maps of isobars, or lines of equal atmospheric pressure, as the main forecasting tool. This book…

    Hardback – 2019-08-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine

  • Valuing U.S. National Parks and Programs

    America’s Best Investment, 1st Edition

    By Linda J. Bilmes, John B. Loomis

    This book provides the first comprehensive economic valuation of US National Parks (including Monuments, Seashores, Lakeshores, Recreation Areas, Historic sites) and National Park Service (NPS) Programs. The book develops a comprehensive framework to calculate the economic value of protected areas…

    Paperback – 2019-08-09 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Ecological and Environmental Restoration

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stuart K. Allison, Stephen D. Murphy

    Ecological restoration is a rapidly evolving discipline that is engaged with developing both methodologies and strategies for repairing damaged and polluted ecosystems and environments. During the last decade the rapid pace of climate change coupled with continuing habitat destruction and the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-30 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Urban Forestry

    1st Edition

    Edited by Francesco Ferrini, Cecil C. Konijnendijk van den Bosch, Alessio Fini

    More than half the world's population now lives in cities. Creating sustainable, healthy and aesthetic urban environments is therefore a major policy goal and research agenda. This comprehensive handbook provides a global overview of the state of the art and science of urban forestry. It describes…

    Paperback – 2019-07-30 
    Routledge

  • Participation for Effective Environmental Governance

    Evidence from European Water Framework Directive Implementation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elisa Kochskämper, Edward Challies, Nicolas W. Jager, Jens Newig

    Does participatory governance benefit the environment? The European Water Framework Directive (WFD), which came into force in 2000 with the aim of revolutionizing European water governance, mandates participatory river basin management planning across the European Union. The belief of European…

    Paperback – 2019-07-30 
    Routledge

  • Conflicts over Marine and Coastal Common Resources

    Causes, Governance and Prevention, 1st Edition

    By Karen A. Alexander

    This book explores the types of conflicts that occur over marine and coastal resources, the underlying causes, and attempts to prevent them. Despite the emergence of various marine and coastal governance approaches to address the effects of human activities within the marine environment, conflict…

    Hardback – 2019-07-29 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Biogeology

    Evolution in a Changing Landscape, 1st Edition

    By Bernard Michaux

    This detailed exposition gives background and context to how modern biogeography has got to where it is now. For biogeographers and other researchers interested in biodiversity and the evolution of life on islands, Evolution on a Changing Landscape provides an overview of a large swathe of the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-19 
    CRC Press
    CRC Biogeography Series

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